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Distress call lands man in jail

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) -

Murphysboro police answered the call to a man in distress at a local park.  The man is OK, but he's now in jail.

Officers arrived at the Riverside Park Pavilion just after 5 p.m. Thursday to find 37-year-old Ralph Hamilton on the ground.

After a medical crew discovered Hamilton was OK officers say they found marijuana, two pipes, and several pills in his possession.

Hamilton was taken to the Jackson County Jail.

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